Questions tagged [adjunct]

Starches, sugars, or other ingredients included in a recipe beyond the technically required ingredients, often added for their affect on the cost, body, flavor, or alcohol content of a beverage.

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Sugar lager/cider brewing

What, if any, is the difference between brewing sugar and priming sugar?
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How is peanut butter flavor added to beer?

I've encountered several commercial beers with peanut butter flavor and I'm interested in making something similar but I'm not 100% sure how to go about it. I've seen reference to peanut butter ...
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Formulating a recipe with birch sap

Background Based on my searching here and elsewhere, brewing with birch sap is quite uncommon with brewers (although I did find one brewer that mentioned brewing with maple sap). So I'd like to get ...
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Brewing with Tonka Beans

I am planning a recipe with Tonka Beans. At what point should I add them and approx. how many? I know that vanilla is usually added after primary. Should I do the same with these or can I add them ...
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Gose Question for the Gosers (too much salt)

So I found a recipe for gose on a site, and thought it looked interesting. However, I am bound to extract at the moment, as my mash tun is under repair. I converted to extract, but long story short, ...
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Will a cold steep extract the necessary elements from adjunct grains?

I'm wanting to brew a dry stout, but I am trying to save myself some time, so I am using extract, and ran across some discussions on cold steeping specialty malts. I'm fairly certain that a ~24h ...
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Has anyone used molasses in a beer?

I am interested in throwing some in the secondary as advised in radical Brewing, but would love to here what has worked and failed from other brewers. I was thinking around two quarts. I want subtle ...